MEHWAR: NATO SCR’s Comments On Taliban Violence Discussed
NATO's Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan, Stefano Pontecorvo, on Saturday updated NATO members in Brussels on the situation in Afghanistan and said that the Taliban needs to end the violence to help kick start the intra-Afghan talks.
“I have updated the North Atlantic Council on the situation in Afghanistan leading up to intra-Afghan negotiations. I was glad to see that once again NATO and alliance affirmed commitments to Afghanistan and to Afghanistan’s national security and defense forces has been reiterated. We also discussed the situation on the ground---Taliban violence has to go down, it is simply unacceptable and it is creating an issue, a problem for getting to the peace talks,” said the NATO envoy Stefano Pontecorvo.
The Independent Human Rights Commission of Afghanistan (AIHRC) has also called on the warring factions to avoid further violence to help achieve peace in the country.
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